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Old May 10 2009, 01:48 AM   #1048
ST-One
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Re: The Official STAR TREK Grading & Discussion Thread [SPOILERS]

Captain That Wasn't wrote: View Post
This board makes for a fascinating sociological study of the fanbase.

Many of us still demand that Star Trek at least try and maintain a certain level of intelligence in the storytelling.
You can see an example of that at your local cinema; just buy a ticket for Star Trek and enjoy a great two hours of movie-magic.

Captain That Wasn't wrote: View Post
Others are willing to forgive even the most egregious boners so long as the result is an exciting movie.
'... but where is the heavy handed massage.'
'Honestly, if I wanted to see sexy people doing exiting stuff I'd watch sports.'

Captain That Wasn't wrote: View Post
Then we have still others who could be treated to a two-hour presentation of Leonard Nimoy's last colonoscopy and shout from the rooftops that it was the greatest Star Trek ever.

This last group is in full-throated ecstasy in this thread, and quite frankly, they scare me, because they're gonna take an arguably moribund franchise and take it right off the cliff Thelma & Louise style in their exuberance over this loud, flashy, and lobotomized Star Trek doppleganger.

So, I say again, Kool-Aid drinkers, enjoy the ride, 'cause it ain't gonna last. Your version doesn't have the integrity to hold up over time.
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